American Fiber & Finishing, Inc. (“AF&F”) is a privately-held company that was founded in 1986 in a management-led buyout of the industrial fabrics divisions of Kendall Company that included facilities that manufactured cotton balls for Medical and Retail use as well as cosmetic pads manufacturing. The company has provided these products along with cotton swabs to retailers, medical companies, and distributors since its inception. These products are manufactured, marketed, and sold under the Fiber Division of AF&F. The company also has a large industrial gauze and related products division and more can be learned about that on its primary company webpage www.affinc.com
This website of American Fiber & Finishing, Inc. focuses on its Fiber Division – cotton balls, medical balls, polyester balls, rayon balls, cosmetic pads (small rounds to large squares), and cosmetic swabs (wooden, paper, and plastic),
The AF&F Fiber Division manufactures premium Made-in-USA cotton balls in Albemarle, North Carolina, a facility it opened in 1996. Albemarle, NC is also the corporate headquarters of AF&F. All cotton balls, cosmetic pads, and cotton swabs offered by AF&F, whether manufactured internally or by one of AF&F’s trading partners, are of purified cotton, are premium Medical Grade quality, and are USP-compliant. The Fiber Division AF&F operates under GMP.
Paul Robichaud, the President of the Company, is an expert in textile manufacturing and has over 30 years of direct experience in textile manufacturing, including over 15 years with AF&F. Our manufacturing, QA, and Product Development teams are comprised of textiles professionals with vast direct experience in cotton manufacturing. The manufacturing and engineering skill-set of our team is the best in the business.